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Boston Bruins' David Krejci (46) celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Boston, Saturday, April 12, 2014. The Bruins won 4-1. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Lot to like about Bruins as Stanley Cup playoffs arrive

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins had the NHL’s best record, allowed the second fewest goals and scored the third most. They have four strong lines, three solid defensive pairings and one of the best goalies. And they were 1-3 in the regular season against their first-round playoff opponent. The Detroit Red Wings will be back in town Friday night. “They … 0

Bruins rest stars, fall to Brodeur, Devils

Monday, April 14, 2014

NEWARK, N.J. – Standing on the podium after what might have been the final game of his record-setting, 20-year career with the New Jersey Devils, Martin Brodeur’s eyes welled with tears when he was asked to explain his emotions. Just 15 minutes earlier, after a season-ending 3-2 victory over a revamped Boston lineup … 0

Bruins playoff schedule for series against Red Wings

Monday, April 14, 2014

RED WINGS VS. BRUINS Game 1 Friday, 7:30 p.m. at Boston (NESN, NBCSP) Game 2 Sunday, 3 p.m. at Boston (NBC) Game 3 April 22, 7:30 p.m. at Detroit (NESN, NBCSP) Game 4 April 24, 8 p.m. at Detroit (NESN, NBCSP) Game 5* April 26, 3 p.m. at Boston (NBC) Game 6* April 28, TBD *at Detroit Game 7* April 30, TBD *at … 0

Monarchs clinch top seed in Eastern Conference

Monday, April 14, 2014

The Manchester Monarchs (48-19-2-6) clinched the second Eastern Conference regular-season title in their 13-year history yesterday, beating the Providence Bruins, 3-2, for their fifth straight victory. Defenseman Jeff Schultz scored the game-winning goal at 2:39 of the third period. After gathering a pass from Steve Quailer, Schultz fired … 0

Bruins clinch NHL’s top record, beat Sabres, 4-1

Saturday, April 12, 2014

BOSTON – Cheering fans stood and waved gold and black towels as the Boston Bruins claimed the Presidents’ Trophy for the NHL’s best regular-season record. The celebration will be a lot bigger if the Bruins achieve their ultimate … 0

Little lifts Jets past Bruins, 2-1, in shootout

Friday, April 11, 2014

WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Bryan Little scored in the shootout to give the Winnipeg Jets a 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins in their last home game of the season last night. Little beat Chad Johnson with a low … 0

Playoff-bound Wild notch shootout win vs. Bruins

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Mikko Koivu scored for Minnesota and Ilya Bryzgalov denied all three Boston shots in the shootout, lifting the Wild to a 4-3 victory over the Bruins last night that clinched a wild-card spot in … 0

Bruins clinch top spot in East with 5-2 win

Sunday, April 6, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins own the NHL’s best home record. Now they know they’ll have home-ice advantage throughout the Eastern Conference playoffs. Johnny Boychuk scored the tie-breaking goal with 6:06 left in the third period, Milan Lucic … 0

Kadri lifts Leafs over Bruins in OT, 4-3

Friday, April 4, 2014

TORONTO – Nazem Kadri scored 2:51 into overtime and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Boston Bruins, 4-3, last night. Brad Marchand, Milan Lucic and Patrice Bergeron scored for Boston, which lost back-to-back games for the first time … 0

Nyquist scores to help Red Wings beat Bruins, 3-2

Thursday, April 3, 2014

DETROIT – Gustav Nyquist broke a tie with 7:12 left in the third period, and the Detroit Red Wings held on to beat the Boston Bruins, 3-2, last night. Nyquist scored 1:42 after teammate Tomas Jurco tied the … 0

Bruins beat Flyers, 4-3, in a shootout for ninth straight road win

Sunday, March 30, 2014

PHILADELPHIA – There is no secret to Boston’s road success. The Bruins play their system and play it well no matter where they play. Patrice Bergeron scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and also tallied in … 0

Bruins top Capitals, 4-2, to clinch Atlantic Division

Sunday, March 30, 2014

WASHINGTON – Check two more items off the list in an impressive homestretch by the Boston Bruins. They are now Atlantic Division champions, and Jarome Iginla has recovered from his slow start to reach 30 goals once again. … 0

Bergeron, Iginla on hot streaks for Bruins

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Patrice Bergeron and Jarome Iginla have combined for 20 goals and 5 assists in the last 10 games for Boston. Bergeron Iginla 3/9 @ FLA 1 goal, 2 assists 1 goal 3/12 @ MTL 1 goal, 1 assist 1 assist 3/13 vs PHX 0 points 1 goal 3/15 vs CAR 0 points 2 goals 3/17 vs MIN 1 … 0

Bergeron scores twice as Bruins top Blackhawks, 3-0

Friday, March 28, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins weren’t content with a one-goal lead, not against the team that erased that same deficit to win the Stanley Cup in their building. So they scored two goals in a 13-second span early … 0

Canadiens snap Bruins’ streak with shootout win

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

BOSTON – Montreal Coach Michel Therrien wanted to continue his team’s drive to the playoffs more than to snap Boston’s 12-game winning streak. The Canadiens accomplished both. Alex Galchenyuk scored the only shootout goal, and the Canadiens got … 0